Press Releases

  • Leading Asia-based Lawyer Joins GMA, Powering Firm Growth into Project Advisory Services and Public Advocacy Support

    January 29 2015 9:07 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS, Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Market Advisors (GMA), a leading consulting firm to the casino gaming, lodging, and airline industries, announced today that William "Bill" Bryson, one of Asia's leading gaming and hospitality lawyers has joined GMA and will be based in Taipei, Taiwan.

  • Valeant Selected As Lead Bidder To Acquire Dendreon And Its Leading Immunotherapy Treatment, PROVENGE® (sipuleucel-T)

    January 29 2015 9:00 PM ET

    LAVAL, Quebec, Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX) (TSX: VRX) today announced that it has entered into a "stalking horse" asset purchase agreement to acquire certain assets of Dendreon Corporation ("Dendreon") for $296 million in cash.

  • Anti Rust Paint Market Global (US, Europe, China) Manufacturers Analysis

    January 29 2015 9:00 PM ET

    DALLAS, January 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- adds 2015 Market Research Report on Global Anti Rust Paint Industry report of 155 pages providing 30 global company profiles, to its online business intelligence library. 

  • NextEra Energy and Hawaiian Electric File Joint Application with the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission Outlining Benefits of Proposed Merger for Advancing a More Affordable Clean Energy Future for Hawaii

    January 29 2015 8:46 PM ET

    JUNO BEACH, Fla., and HONOLULU, Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) and Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc., Hawaii Electric Light Company, Inc. and Maui Electric Company Limited (collectively referred to as Hawaiian Electric), subsidiaries of Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (NYSE: HE) (HEI), today filed an application with the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) requesting approval of the proposed merger involving Hawaiian Electric.

  • Haynes and Boone New York Welcomes Project Finance Pro Ricardo Martinez, Bolsters Cross-Border Capabilities

    January 29 2015 8:38 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ricardo Martinez, a lawyer with broad experience in a wide range of cross-border finance transactions, has moved his practice to the rapidly expanding Haynes and Boone, LLP New York office as a firm partner.

    In the last five years, Martinez has represented parties in more than $2 billion in financings in Latin America alone. He has also worked extensively with major Chinese and Japanese banks investing in Latin American enterprises and entities.

  • Beyond the Obvious with the Best in Plastic Surgery

    January 29 2015 8:36 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Go to any gossip site on any given day and you're likely to see highly opinionated critiques of the plastic surgery that appears to have been obtained by various celebrities. The truth of the matter is that, if plastic surgery is so obvious that it's easy for tabloid reporters to make light of, something has gone wrong. People who want plastic surgery that doesn't announce itself should, therefore, exercise great care in selecting the finest board certified surgeon they can find.

  • Prologis Announces Tax Treatment of 2014 Distributions

    January 29 2015 8:08 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Prologis, Inc. (NYSE: PLD), the global leader in industrial real estate, today announced the tax treatment of its 2014 distributions. Exhibits A and B reflect the tax treatment of distributions on Prologis, Inc. common and preferred stock, respectively. 

  • SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Announces the Filing of a Class Action against Medbox, Inc. and Certain Officers - MDBX

    January 29 2015 8:05 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Medbox, Inc.

  • Gabrielle's Angel Foundation For Cancer Research Welcomes Jho Low To Its Board Of Directors

    January 29 2015 8:00 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Gabrielle's Angel Foundation announced today that global investor and philanthropist Jho Low has joined the Foundation's Board of Directors. Low was honored at Angel Ball 2014 – the Foundation's annual fundraiser – in recognition of his significant humanitarian and philanthropic contributions in support of cancer research.

  • Volaris Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Earnings Release and Webcast Schedule

    January 29 2015 7:36 PM ET

    MEXICO CITY, Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Volaris* (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico and the United States, announces the following schedule for its fourth quarter and full year 2014 earnings release, conference call and webcast:

    Earnings Release – 4Q & FY14


    Wednesday, February 25, 2015


    After market close

    This release will be available on our website:

  • Industrial Toys Releases Midnight Rises

    January 29 2015 7:31 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrial Toys releases Midnight Rises, a new graphic novel experience that introduces and enhances its action game counterpart, Midnight Star. Midnight Rises is available on the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

  • Chubb Reports Fourth Quarter Net Income per Share of $2.35; Operating Income per Share Is a Record $2.29; Combined Ratio Is 84.3%

    January 29 2015 7:26 PM ET

    WARREN, N.J., Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chubb Corporation [NYSE: CB] today reported that net income in the fourth quarter of 2014 was $558 million compared to $569 million in the fourth quarter of 2013.  Fourth quarter net income per share was $2.35, an increase of 5% over $2.24 in the fourth quarter of 2013.

  • Arstasis Preclinical Study Demonstrates Safety of Novel Access Technique for Catheter-based Procedures

    January 29 2015 7:22 PM ET

    FREMONT, Calif., Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Arstasis, Inc., a medical device company pioneering a vastly different approach to vascular access, today announced preclinical data comparing its AXERA® 2 Access System to the standard method known as the modified Seldinger technique.

  • Unilife Corporation Announces Public Offering of Common Stock

    January 29 2015 7:20 PM ET

    YORK, Pa., Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Unilife Corporation ("Unilife") (NASDAQ: UNIS, ASX: UNS), a leading developer and supplier of injectable drug delivery systems, today announced it intends to offer and sell, subject to market conditions, shares of its common stock (which will be issued in the form of CHESS Depositary Interests to Australian investors) in an underwritten public offering in the United States and a private placement in Australia (together the "Offering").  Jefferies LLC and Piper Jaffray & Co. are acting as joint book-running managers for the proposed Offering.

  • National Press Club Urges Iran to Release Jailed Washington Post Journalist

    January 29 2015 7:16 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The National Press Club calls on Iranian leaders to immediately release Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian, who has been detained for more than six months with unknown charges against him.

    "This confinement must end,'' National Press Club President John Hughes said. ``It is sickening that Iran would jail a journalist who was only trying to inform the world fairly and impartially about happenings in the country.''

  • Got Tax Questions? Get Answers on Tax Help Day, February 7, 2015

    January 29 2015 7:07 PM ET

    SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you have questions about your taxes, get answers from an enrolled agent tax expert on Tax Help Day, February 7, 2015.

    Almost everyone has questions about their taxes:

  • UT Arlington names University of Hawai'i System executive Vice President for University Communications

    January 29 2015 7:02 PM ET

    ARLINGTON, Texas, Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Texas at Arlington has appointed Lynne T. Waters, associate vice president for external affairs and university relations for the University of Hawai'i System, as vice president for University Communications.

  • Improved Shop Insurance Website Re-Launched

    January 29 2015 7:01 PM ET

    STOKE-ON-TRENT, England, January 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

    Following a number of enhancements to the website , this dedicated UK shop insurance website is now more user friendly and informative. It enables visitors to quickly search for a variety of shop insurance products from a number of specialist policies to cover the shop owner's insurance requirements. To start the quotation process, it only requires the completion of one simple to fill in online form.

  • Vanda Pharmaceuticals to Participate in the Canaccord Genuity Rare Disease, Biopharma One-on-One Day

    January 29 2015 7:00 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Vanda) (NASDAQ: VNDA), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of products for the treatment of central nervous system disorders, today announced that members of its management team will participate in the Canaccord Genuity Rare Disease, Biopharma One-on-One Day on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 in New York, NY.

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  • Astellas Pharma and Immunomic Therapeutics Announce Exclusive License for JRC2-LAMP-vax, a Vaccine for Japanese Red Cedar Pollinosis

    January 29 2015 7:00 PM ET

    HERSHEY, Pa., Rockville, Md. and TOKYO, Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Immunomic Therapeutics, Inc. ("Immunomic Therapeutics"), a company developing next-generation vaccines based on the LAMP-vax platform, and Astellas Pharma Inc. ("Astellas") today announced they have entered into an exclusive license agreement for Japan to develop and commercialize JRC2-LAMP-vax, Immunomic Therapeutics' vaccine designed to treat allergies induced by Japanese red cedar pollen. The companies expect to initiate a Phase 1 trial of JRC2-LAMP-vax in Japan as soon as it is ready.